437 Korean War prisoners return to the United States on a naval transport ship. Newsreel story.
437 Korean War prisoners return to the United States on a naval transport ship
people, mostly women, wait enthusiastically
MS women waving at ship from pier
reunions Ð hugs and kisses
couples kiss and smile at camera
people milling around on pier
August 18, 2009 Subject:
BACK TO FREEDOM, a heartwarming event
An emotional moment is captured on film in this newsreel of Korean War prisoners returning home to America in the early 1950's.
December 28, 2005 Subject:
Lets hear it for the war prisoners!
Interesting Welcome Home! newsreel about Korean War prisoners coming home to a heros welcome! Everyone acts as if it was 1944 all over again. Lucky Harry Borey! First off the ship! He gets all the camera attention!
September 7, 2003 Subject:
Back to Freedom: More War Prisoners Return to America
This short newsreel clip documents the return of Korean War POWs to the U.S. after the armistice. Many emotional reunions with families and friends are shown. A slice of Korean War history.
Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: N/A. Weirdness: *. Historical Interest: ****. Overall Rating: ***.